September 22: Day of the Week
September 22, 2020 was the 266th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 100 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Tuesday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is martes.
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Here’s the September calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Virgo is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Sapphire is the modern birthstone for this month. Agate is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
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September 22: This Day in History
It is frequently the day of the Autumnal Equinox in the Northern Hemisphere and the day of the Vernal Equinox in the Southern Hemisphere.
September 22 Historical Event(s)
- 1692Last people hanged for witchcraft in Britain’s North American colonies.
- 1792Primidi Vendémiaire of year 1 of the French Republican Calendar as the French First Republic comes into being.
- 1823Joseph Smith, Jr. states he found the Golden plates on this date after being directed by God through the Angel Moroni to the place where they were buried.
- 1851The city of Des Moines, Iowa is incorporated as Fort Des Moines.
- 1885Lord Randolph Churchill makes a speech in Ulster in opposition to Home Rule.
- 1908The independence of Bulgaria is proclaimed.
- 1910The Duke of York’s Picture House opens in Brighton, now the oldest continually operating cinema in Britain.
- 1957In Haiti, Francois Duvalier is elected president.
- 1979The Vela Incident (also known as the South Atlantic Flash) is observed near Bouvet Island, thought to be a nuclear weapons test.
- 1980Iraq invades Iran.
Who were born on September 22?
- 1891Hans Albers, German actor and singer (d. 1960)
- 1896Henry Segrave, British racing driver (d. 1930)
- 1918Henryk Szeryng, Polish-born violinist (d. 1988)
- 1923Dannie Abse, Welsh poet and writer
- 1926Leila Hadley, American travel writer and socialite (d. 2009)
- 1939Junko Tabei, Japanese mountaineer, first female to summit Mount Everest
- 1950Kirill “Kirka” Babitzin, Finnish singer (d. 2007)
- 1961Catherine Oxenberg, British actress
- 1978Ed Joyce, Irish-English cricketer
- 1985Matteo Cavagna, Italian footballer
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